Funeral    services    for    Mrs.  Katherine  Allen,   71,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held   at   2  P.M.  on  Friday,
October  30,  2009,  at  Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Dodson Branch
Cemetery in the Dodson Branch community of Jackson  County,
TN.

The family will receive friends  on  Friday  from  9  A.M.  until
time of services.

Mrs. Allen passed away on Wednesday,  October  28, 2009, at
her residence.
  
She was born July 7, 1938,  in  Jackson  County, TN,  to  the
late  
William  Owen   and   Kate  Finn  Craighead.  She   was
married   to   the   late   
George   Steven   Allen.  She  was  a
homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in
death by
1 Son: Donnie Gene Hamlet; and 1 Sister: Jo Carol
Hamlet.

Survivors   include   
3   Sons:  James Louis Hamlet, Timothy
Wayne Hamlet and George Steve Allen, Jr.,  all  of  Gainesboro,
TN;
2 Sisters:  Peggy Sue Pippin and Donna Louise Davidson,
both of Gainesboro, TN;   
11   Grandchildren;   and   3  Great
Grandchildren
. Other relatives and friends also survive.

Bro. Ronnie Dunn will officiate at the services.
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